Patrick Kennedy


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Position: PhD Student

Project: Social evolution in neotropical paper-wasps

Research Interests: I am in the 3rd year of a PhD using miniature radio-transponders to explore cooperation in Polistes paper-wasps across South and Central America, working in French Guiana, Panama, and Brazil. For what this involves, see National Geographic Explorers Journal.


 I blog about my PhD and snippets of ecology and evolution at Adventures of a Trainee Zoologist.

 

Background:

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Polistes canadensis in Panama

2014-Present: Phd student, University of Bristol

2014: Project student, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Panama)

2014: Research Assistant, Conservation Ecology Research Group, University of Durham

2010: Amgen Summer Scholarship, Department of Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience (University of Cambridge)

2010-2013: BA (Hons.) Biological Sciences, University of Oxford (Brasenose College)